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99 results for ALPHA

51 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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DateGridClueAuthor
Wed Mar 7, 20182DTop dog (2)Natan Last, Andy Kravis and the J.A.S.A. Crossword Class
Mon Oct 23, 201711DA, as in AristotleTimothy Polin
Mon Sep 18, 20172DStart or end of the Greek spelling of "Athena"Tom McCoy
Thu May 11, 201749DLeading man?Timothy Polin
Thu Jan 12, 201730DLeader of the pack (7)Joe Krozel
Mon Dec 12, 201614AOmega's opposite, alphabeticallyMark McClain
Thu Sep 24, 20159AHead dog (2)Peter A. Collins
Mon Apr 13, 201543D"A" as in AthensAlex Silverman
Mon Jan 12, 201511DBeta preceder (2)Jason Flinn
Fri Jan 9, 201544AAngular acceleration symbolPatrick Berry
Thu Sep 11, 201436ALeader of the pack? (7)Patrick Blindauer
Sun Mar 2, 201479ALeader of the pack (7)Alan Arbesfeld
Sun Nov 10, 201367DDominant (2)Alan Olschwang
Sun Mar 24, 201349DGreek vowelDan Schoenholz
Fri Oct 12, 201243DLeader of the pack (7)Martin Ashwood-Smith
Sun Jul 17, 201115DWith 11-Down, leadersDaniel A. Finan
Fri Dec 17, 201042DSeries opener (2)Patrick Berry
Thu Jul 23, 200915ALeader of the pack (7)Gary & Stephen Kennedy
Wed Jul 1, 20096DGreek leader? (2)David J. Kahn
Wed Mar 18, 200929DLeader of the pack (7)Robert A. Doll
Sun Jan 4, 200960AADaniel A. Finan
Mon Oct 13, 20082DBeta preceder (2)Anthony J. Salvia
Sun Feb 19, 200612DPart of many stars' names (2)Joe DiPietro
Sun Jan 15, 200656DKind of starRichard Silvestri
Fri Sep 16, 200545DLeader of the pack? (7)Craig Kasper
Sun Apr 3, 2005105DFirst of a seriesNancy Nicholson Joline
Fri Mar 11, 200543AA as in ArchimedesManny Nosowsky
Thu Sep 16, 200424ADominant (2)Paula Gamache
Thu Sep 2, 20048DBeginning (2)David J. Kahn
Thu Jun 17, 200419AMain maleRobert H. Wolfe
Fri Jun 4, 200444ALetter opener?Sherry O. Blackard
Mon May 10, 200434D___ male (top dog)Joy M. Andrews
Mon Mar 15, 200433DOmega's opposite (2)Patrick Merrell
Sat Nov 22, 20031AHighest-ranking, in some hierarchiesRobert H. Wolfe
Fri Oct 4, 200242DTop dog (2)Martin Ashwood-Smith
Mon Jul 1, 200216ABrightest star in a constellationAllan E. Parrish
Sun Mar 24, 200251DPart of many stars' names (2)Con Pederson
Mon Feb 11, 20021A___, beta, gamma ...Peter Gordon
Sat Jan 12, 200251DNumeric lead-inBrendan Emmett Quigley
Tue Nov 13, 200125D___ Phi OmegaNancy Salomon and Bob Peoples
Tue Oct 2, 200160AFirst letterRichard Hughes
Wed Sep 5, 200131AKind of maleLyell Rodieck
Wed Aug 1, 200152DGreek leader (2)William I. Johnston
Sun Jan 2, 200099DSeries opener (2)Rich Norris
Sat Jul 31, 199927DPrimaryFred Piscop
Tue Nov 17, 199854DBeginning (2)Arthur S. Verdesca
Sat Feb 7, 199852AHead dog (2)Frank Longo
Sun Nov 26, 19952DThe beginningHarvey Estes
Thu Oct 26, 199548D____ particleJim Page
Mon Jul 24, 19951DOmega's opposite (2)Amy Goldstein & Julian Ochrymowych
Thu Oct 20, 19949DCapital of Attica?Bryant White

2 results for ALPHA from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Jul 17, 2005cryptic25DGreek's first peak — you've got to be kidding (5)Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon
Jul 8, 2001cryptic23ACry of discovery about record beginning (5)Richard Silvestri

46 results for ALPHA from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Mon Apr 12, 199323DBrightest star in a constellationBernice GordonMaleska
Fri Nov 6, 199255DOmega's oppositeManny NosowskyMaleska
Thu Jun 18, 199239A___, Bravo, CharlieC. McInerneyMaleska
Mon Mar 16, 199225DFirst of a seriesStanley GlassMaleska
Sat Jan 25, 199219DGreek vowelErnst TheimerMaleska
Sun Jan 19, 199214DOmega's antithesisStanley GlassMaleska
Sat Jan 19, 19916ABeginningC. McInerneyMaleska
Mon Jan 14, 199128DIt's a startSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Fri Apr 20, 199027DOmega's oppositeBernice GordonMaleska
Mon Jan 1, 19902DBeta predecessorEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Wed Jun 8, 19889DOmega's oppositeAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Fri Jul 25, 198647ABeginningGeorge MadridMaleska
Mon Oct 29, 198451DKind of atomic particleHoslerMaleska
Tue Sep 21, 198251DOmega's oppositeCometaMaleska
Fri Jul 16, 198237ABeginningPeter SwiftMaleska
Sun Dec 23, 19793DBeginningAnne FoxMaleska
Tue Jul 17, 197926DOmega's oppositeJean J. DavisonMaleska
Mon May 14, 197951DGreek letterGaarderMaleska
Tue Apr 27, 197640AGreek letterSidney L. RobbinsWeng
Wed Nov 19, 19757DGreek letterSophie FiermanWeng
Sun Dec 29, 197464DOpposite of omegaFrances HansenWeng
Tue Dec 18, 19731ABeginningUnknownWeng
Sun Jan 3, 197145DBrightest starHerbert EttensonWeng
Mon Feb 9, 197025DGreek letterUnknownWeng
Thu Nov 27, 19691ABeginning.UnknownWeng
Fri Jan 31, 196942ABeginning.UnknownWeng
Sun Jan 5, 196938DFirst in a seriesFrances HansenFarrar
Thu Apr 4, 196843DConstellation's brightest star.UnknownFarrar
Fri Feb 16, 196816ABeginning.UnknownFarrar
Sat Apr 8, 19674DThe beginning.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Fri Dec 16, 196640AA beginning.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Tue Mar 29, 19664ABeginning.UnknownFarrar
Sat Jan 9, 196557AGreek letter.UnknownFarrar
Wed Dec 30, 19645A___ Centauri.UnknownFarrar
Wed Dec 16, 196435AGreek letter.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jun 7, 196447DGreek letter.Threba JohnsonFarrar
Sun Oct 22, 196127ABeginning.Diana R. SessionsFarrar
Thu Jun 23, 19601AThe beginning.UnknownFarrar
Thu Feb 18, 196031AThe first.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jul 10, 19584DThe beginning.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Thu Aug 23, 19563DBrightest star of a constellation.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Thu Aug 4, 19552DGreek letter.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Wed Nov 18, 19531DThe beginning.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Wed Apr 22, 19539AGreek letter.Israel GitterFarrar
Fri Feb 15, 195223DDesignation for the brightest star.UnknownFarrar
Thu May 17, 195127AGreek letter.UnknownFarrar